Students and families urged to meet SUSI deadline at midnight on Saturday August 1st

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is urging students and parents to submit their grant funding applications for the student grant awarding body, SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) before the deadline at Saturdaymidnight, August 1st to ensure the opportunity to receive a student grant for their studies. USI President Kevin Donoghue said that “it […]

Farmland Cannot be Used in Assesment for 3rd-Level Maintenance – IFA

Reacting to comments in the Dail by the Education Minister Ruairi Quinn, IFA President John Bryan said productive assets such as farmland cannot be factored into the assessment of income for the purpose of 3rd-level maintenance grants. He said, “These assets are required by self-employed businesses to generate income and are not a measure of […]